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BLM Sole Manager of Chappie-Shasta OHV

Thursday, June 4, 2009
The AMA applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to eliminating the dual bureaucracy of the BLM and U.S. Forest Service over California's Chappie-Shasta Area by giving sole control to the BLM.

AMA Urges States Not to Enforce Lead Law

Thursday, May 28, 2009
The American Motorcyclist Association is urging members and supports to contact their state attorney general and ask that they join the Consumer Product Safety Commission's stay of enforcement on the off-road vehicle lead law.

Prosecution Possible for CPSIA Violators

Friday, May 22, 2009
Prosecution for violators of the CPSIA ban on youth model off-road vehicles still remains possible since the law abides at the state level, despite the federal government voting to stay enforcement.

Idaho Takes OHV Gas Tax Money from Parks

Friday, May 8, 2009
The Idaho House voted to take away OHV Gas Tax Fund money from the Idaho Parks and Recreation department. The BlueRibbon Coalition encourages the state's OHV recreation community to contact their representatives.

AMA Argues 24 Mil Acres of Wilderness

Tuesday, May 5, 2009
The AMA submitted comments today to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources arguing against a bill that would designate more than 24 million acres of public land in Western states as Wilderness or Wilderness Preservation System land.

MIC: CPSC Stay of Enforcement Inadequate

Monday, May 4, 2009
The Motorcycle Industry Council and the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America issued a joint statement in response to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's notice on a Stay of Enforcement prohibiting youth off-road vehicles.

CPSC Votes to Stay OHV Lead Ban Enforcement

Monday, May 4, 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission votes to stay enforcement of a law that makes the sale of youth model off-highway vehicles illegal due to the potential for exposure to lead.

May is Protect Your Right to Ride Month

Thursday, April 30, 2009
The BlueRibbon Coalition announces a new nationwide effort to keep riding areas open for responsible OHV use, declaring the month of May as Protect Your Right to Ride month.

2009 NOHVCC Award Winners

Thursday, April 30, 2009
NOHVCC awarded outstanding performances for the previous year plus Hall of Fame awards at its 2009 annual conference.

CSPC to Vote on Postpone of OHV Lead Ban

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), are scheduled to vote by Friday, May 1, on whether to delay enforcement of a lead law that currently bans the sale of youth-model motorcycles and ATVs.

House Bill Could Close Public Lands to OHV

Friday, April 24, 2009
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources will hold a hearing on May 5 to consider a bill that would close more than 24 million acres of public lands in western states to off-highway vehicles.

AMA & ATVA to Save Ohio Wayne Forest Trails

Monday, April 20, 2009
The American Motorcyclist Association and the All-Terrain Vehicle Association have joined forces to help ensure that off-highway vehicle riders have a safe and enjoyable experience when they ride the Wayne's 121-mile motorized trail system.

CPSC to Delay Youth OHV Ban Enforcement

Friday, April 17, 2009
The Consumer Products Safety Commission is poised to delay enforcement of the law that bans the sale of youth-model motorcycles and ATVs due to possible lead concerns.

Umpqua National Forest OHV Proposal

Friday, April 17, 2009
The Umpqua National Forest, located in southwestern Oregon, has released a Proposed Action to develop a Travel Management Plan that will establish OHV use limits.

MIC on CPSC Lead Ban Exclusion Rejection

Friday, April 17, 2009
The Motorcycle Industry Council and Specialty Vehicle Institute of America respond to the Consumer Product Safety Commission's rejection of the lead standard exclusion petition and proposed stay of enforcement.

Supercross Stars Urge Action Against Lead Ban

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Supercross stars like James Stewart and Travis Pastrana speak out on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act that has banned the sale of youth-model motorcycles and ATVs.

CPSC Chair's Lead Ban Vote Riles MIC/SVIA

Friday, April 3, 2009
The Motorcycle Industry Council and the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America are disappointed that CPSC Chairman Nancy Nord intends to vote against the lead ban repeal petitions.

CPSC Chair Votes to Delay Lead Ban

Friday, April 3, 2009
Acting Chairman Nancy Nord of the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission has decided to hold off for a year enforcing the new lead law that has forced dealers to yank youth-model off-road motorcycles and ATVs off their showroom floors.

CPSC Recomend Against OHV Lead Exemption

Thursday, April 2, 2009
The staff of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recommending that the agency refuse to grant an exemption for youth-model off-road motorcycles and ATV from a new anti-lead law.

Motorcycle Industry Lead Ban Rally in D.C.

Thursday, April 2, 2009
The Motorcycle Industry rallied in Washington D.C. against the youth off-road vehicle lead ban despite the Consumer Product Safety Commission's opposition.
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